How does Harper Lee use language to enhance characterization in To Kill a Mockingbird?

# How does Harper Lee use language to enhance characterization in To Kill a Mockingbird?

• TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

How does Harper Lee use language to enhance characterization in To Kill a Mockingbird?

Harper Lee absolutely uses language to enhance characterization in To Kill a Mockingbird. By “language” I assume you mean the way people speak (their dialogue) in this novel. This story takes…

• ENTERPRISE

Summarise the poem “Enterprise” by Nissim Ezekiel and indicate the importance of…

Ezekiel talks of a pilgrimage, which, according to A. Raghu, might be a metaphoric pilgrimage of life. The pilgrims start out. They find the pilgrimage so “exalting” to their minds that all their…

• EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE

In what way does O’Connor use the character of Julian and his mother to represent differing…

The significant theme of this story is the generational gap between Julian and his mother, especially in regards to white attitudes about African-Americans. Julian is appalled by his mother’s…

• A ROSE FOR EMILY

To what extent is this story “A Rose for Emily” about change or the inability to change?

William Faulkner’s short story “A Rose for Emily” can certainly be read as being all about the (in)ability to change. Just about everything has changed on poor Emily: the neighborhood is no longer…

• MATH

Verify if the lines are intercepting: x+y = 8 4x-2y = 12

d1:x+y = 8 d2:4x – 2y = 12 To find if both line intersecting we will rewrite using the slope form. d1: y= -x + 8 d2: y= 2x – 6 From the first look we notice that the slopes are not equal. (m1= -1…

• MATH

Calculate the derivative of the function y = cos(x^4 + 2x^2)*ln[(x+7)/(x-7)]

y= cos(x^4 + 2x^2) *ln (x+7)/(x-7) let y = u*v such that: u = cos(x^4 + 2x^2) ==> u’ = -(4x^3 + 4x)*sin(x^4+ 2x^2) v = ln (x+7) – ln (x-7) ==> v’ = 1/(x+7) – 1/(x-7) = -14/(x^2 – 49) ==>…

• THINGS FALL APART

Why does Okonkwo kill Ikemefuna in Things Fall Apart?I need two good reasons.

Knowing the high quality and thoroughness of the answers you usually give on enotes, you’re probably after more than what I can muster for an answer to your question. But no one else has answered…

• MATH

Solve for x: 21 + 7(3x-3) = 9(3x+3) – 15

21 + 7(3x-3) = 9(3x+3) – 15 we will factor 3: ==> 21 + 7*3(x-1) = 9*3(x+1) – 15 Now divide all terms by 3: ==> 7 + 7(x-1) = 9(x+1) – 5 open brackets: ==> 7 + 7x – 7 = 9x + 9 – 5 reduce…

• MATH

If the inequality is true, determine x? log 1/4 (x^2 – 6x + 6)>=0

log 1/4 (x^2 – 6x+ 6) >= 0 We know that in order for log to be positive, then : x^2 – 6x + 6 >= (1/4)^0 ==> x^2 – 6x +6 >= 1 Now subtract 1 from both sides: ==> x^2 – 6x + 5 >=…

• OF MICE AND MEN

How is the Salinas River relevant to Of Mice and Men and John Steinbeck (his personal life)?

Steinbeck grew up in Salinas, CA, and many of his works are set in the Salinas River Valley area, most likely because he knew the area so well. Steinbeck stressed realism in his writing. He lived…

• HAMLET

What are three metaphors in Act 1. Sc. 4 of Hamlet?

Hamlet: Let me not burst in ignorance; but tellWhy thy canonized bones, hearsed in death,Have burst their cerements (49-51) Hamlet, first addressing the Ghost, refers to the Ghost’s bones as…

• THE METAMORPHOSIS

Someone stated that The Metamorphosis is a “triumph of the self”. Do you agree with this?

While it is hard to think that Gregor’s metamorphosis into a bug is of any good, it does serve to free Gregor from the hardships and rigor of his rather meaningless life as a traveling salesman who…

• HAMLET

What Does Act 1 Scene 2 Tell Us About Hamlet’s Character? I’ve got to write 1000 words on this…

You will need to flesh these ideas out a bit with your own quotes and analysis, but we learn a lot about Hamlet in these first few minutes that we see him on stage. His first line, “a little more…

• AS YOU LIKE IT

Is Jaques a negative character?He does not want to speak to the main characters like Rosalind and…

The character of Jaques is not a negative character but he is considered melancholic. He is used in contrast against Duke Senior and the rest of men in the Forest of Arden. All of them are exiled…

What is a critical view of “The Slave’s Dream” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow?

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s heartfelt poem “The Slave’s Dream” is structured as eight sestet stanzas in alternating lines of iambic tetrameter and iambic trimeter with a rhyme scheme of a b c b d…

• MATH

Find the exact value of tan 15 and cos 105 without using tables or a calculator.I honestly don’t…

We could calculate tan 15 = sin 15/ cos 15. sin 15/ cos 15 = sin (45-30) / cos (45-30) We can calculate sin 15 = sin (45-30) = sin 45*cos 30 – sin 30*cos 45 sin 45 = sqrt2/2 = cos 45 sin 30 = 1/2…

• MATH

How do I find the z score with this information average = 30,000 standard deviation = 5000…

Normally we use the z score make a judgement how far the observation is from mean of a population. As a yardstick to measure we use the standard deviation . We may say the the ovserved value is…

Discuss the four different methods of costing along with their applicability to manufacturing…

I am not aware of any classification of costing system which classifies all the possible costing systems in just four different methods. The costing systems or methods may be classified in many…

• SCIENCE

How can we determine the period of the swing in the playground?

The period of oscillation of the swing could be calculated based on the number of oscillations and the time taken for those oscillations, T. We can calculate the period of the oscillation by…

• OF MICE AND MEN

In Chapter 3 of Of Mice and Men, what is it about Lennie’s behavior in the bunkhouse that helps…

When George, Slim and Lennie find themselves in the bunkhouse together in Chapter 3 of Of Mice and Men, George and Slim have been talking about Lennie’s childhood and youth because it has been…

• ESSAY LAB

How can I write a good composition without grammar mistakes ?Also, while writing a composition, I…

You are really asking about two different things – ideas and technique. A tried and true plan is to write an outline first. The first step is to try to decide upon the main idea or point you want…

• MATH

Do you have to find the length between the two points using the distance formula if you have two…

No, you don’t have to calculate the length of the segment, but you have to write the vector which is passing through the point, using the unit vectors. We’ll write the vector u, using the unit…

• POETRY

How do I write answers for poetry so I can write better answers and give better interpretations?I…

When writing about poetry, you want to discuss the structure, literary/poetic elements and literary/poetic, techniques. Firstly, in structure, along with identifying the genre and sub-genre, e.g.,…

• MATH

Solve 5^x + 5^-x = 2

We need to solve 5^x + 5^ (-x) = 2. Now 5^ (-x) = 1/ 5^x. Therefore 5^x + 5^ (-x) = 2 => 5^x + 1/ 5^x =2 Let Y = 5^x => Y + 1/ Y = 2 => Y^2 +1 = 2Y => Y^2 – 2Y +1 =0 => (Y-1) ^2 =0…

• MATH

I am having trouble with Gauss’ Formula problems such as 1+3+5+…1001.I am needing help with…

We notice that each term of the sum could be obtained from the previous term, adding a constant amount. For instance: 1 + 2 = 3 3 + 2 = 5 5 + 2 = 7 ……………. It is obvious that it is the sum…

• LITERATURE

discuss the theme of the story the holy panchayat

the story the holy panchayat has several themes, however it can be arranged into two categories i.e.,central theme and minor themes. the awakening of self conscience over personal is the central of…

• DEATH OF A SALESMAN

Willy Loman is a character in which novel?

Willy Loman is not actually a character in a novel. He is the title character in the play “Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller. In this play, Willy Loman is a 63 year old salesman who does not…

In an essay, explain the impact of a missing journal entry on the financial statement of a…

Missing journal entry will always affect the credibility and the truthness of a financial Statement. Mistatement of Financial reports will always lead to a wrong decision-making of its User.

• POETRY

What characteristics of lyric poetry can be inferred from “Why so pale and wan fond Lover?” by…

John Suckling is a 17th century Cavalier poets who wrote many forms of lyric poetry including ballads and sonnets .From Suckling’s lyric “Why so pale and wan fond Lover?” it can be inferred…

• MATH

How many of each animal are there, and how do I work it out?: Penguins 2 legs; huskies 4 legs;…

There are 44 parrots and 28 huskies. Here is how to get this answer: We can set up two equations with the information you have given us (assuming both birds and dogs have one head each). Let H be…

• MATH

Calculate dy if y=sum k^2 * (k+1)/n(n+1)(n+2)

To differentiate the function, we’ll have to determine the sum from numerator. Sum k^2*(k+1) = Sum (k^3 + k^2) = Sum k^3 + Sum k^2 Sum k^2 = 1^2 + 2^2 + … + n^2 It is the sum of the squares of…

• MATH

When is the area of a rectangle equal to the perimeter?

For a rectangle let the length be equal to L and the width be equal to W. The perimeter of the rectangle is the sum of the lengths of all the sides which is 2*( L+W). Area of a rectangle is L*W. If…

• THE CELEBRATED JUMPING FROG OF CALAVERAS COUNTY

Where is the irony in Mark Twain’s “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”?

This hilarious story by Mark Twain is perhaps one of the most famous literary examples of a tall tale, which can be defined as a humorous story characterised by outrageous exaggeration and…

• MACBETH

The theme of Macbeth is the relationship between gender and power.

You don’t ask a question in your question, you just give a topic, so I don’t really know if you’re supposed to agree or disagree, explain, or use the prompt as a thesis statement. Also, the 150…

• LUTHER

literary theoryWhich literary theory would lend itself best to an interpretation of Luther by…

My answer would be which do you feel most comfortable using? It has been my experience that a critic may approach a piece of literature from several different angles, but the best criticism will…

• MATH

Log x 2 + log sqrtx 2 = 9

log x (2) + log sqrtx (2) = 9 We know that : log a b = log c b /log c a Let us rewrite log sqrtx (2) using this property. log sqrtx (2) = log x (2) / log x (sqrtx) = log x (2) /…

• SCIENCE

What are the observations for the reaction between calcium and water?

We’ll start with the reaction that proves the formation of hard water. Calcium carbonate reacts with water that is saturated with carbon dioxide. The result of this reaction is soluble calcium…

• MATH

Given that sin a = 3/5 and a is in the interval (90,180), calculate tan a.

sina = 3/5 We know that : sin^2 + cos^2 = 1 ==> cosa = sqrt(1-sin^2a) = sqrt(1-9/25) = sqrt(16/25) = 4/5 ==> cosa = 4/5 Since a is in the second quadrant , then sin>0…

• SCIENCE

What is a AJAX Based Solution? How we use Ajax Bsaed Solution in Jave.

The AJAX based solutions is used to deploying pure Java and enrich the internet applications. Web Developemnt Singapore

• MATH

A piece of wire 24 cm long has the shape of a rectangle. Given that the width is w cm, show that…

We are given that the wire length = 24 Then the wire lengt is the perimeter of the rectangle; ==> P = 2*L + 2*w = 24 ==> L = (24-2w)/2 ==> L = 12-w ……..(1) We know that the area of the…

• MATH

Find the simultaneous solution of these system of equations: 1. 2x=4y= 6 3x-y= 2 2. 2x=3y=…

Solving the system of equations: 2x+4y= 6….(1) 3x-y= 2…(2) (1)+ 4*(2) => 2x+4y + 12x – 4y = 6+ 8 => 14x = 14 => x=1 Substituting x=1 is (2) => 3 -y =2 => y=1 Therefore (1,1) is…

• SCIENCE

How can we measure the average time taken by a bus to travel from our home to school?

Assuming that you ride on this bus, the task should be quite simple. All you have to do is time the bus ride each day. You note the time when it leaves your home and the time that it arrives at…

• SCIENCE

Suggest how a voltmeter with a strip of mirror mounted under the needle & near the scale may…

In instrument like a voltmeter, because of the small distance between the scale and point of needle directly above the scale, the needle appears to point to different points on the scale when…

Lady Berwick is a “staple” character of Oscar Wilde’s plays. In his plays, he always includes a snobby aristocrat, a dandy, a silly girl, and an artist of some form. Lady Berwick takes the role of…

• WILLIAM BLAKE

In the “Chimney Sweeper” (Innocence) where has the speaker has spent most of his life?

In this important poem by Blake the situation of the chimney sweep is established in the first stanza where we are given vital information about his upbringing and background: When my mother died…

• I STAND HERE IRONING

Emily became a comedienne; many clowns paint a tear on their cheeks over their makeup.What might…

People often laugh to cover their pain; laughter and tears are closely connected. The fact that many clowns paint a tear on their cheeks over their makeup hints that the clown, who acts silly and…

• ODE ON A GRECIAN URN
• SOCRATES

Why does Socrates resist the idea that suicide is acceptable?

Plato stated in his dialogue Phaedo, that Socrates discussed the fact that we do not have ownership of our bodies, but that we are the ownership of the gods. Socrates placed particular focus on the…

• SCIENCE

How do the spectra of the other elements compare with the spectrum of a light bulb and the…

Hydrogen is the simplest atom with one electron. The electron in cold hydrogen is in its “ground state” which means it is orbitting as close to the nucleus as it can get. The electron can be given…

• ODE ON A GRECIAN URN

What thoughts does the Grecian Urn arouse in the poets mind in “Ode on a Grecian Urn” by John Keats?

The poet, who serves as a critic as well – courtesy of the last two lines, thinks of many things: time, love, desire and paradoxes: mortality/immortality, as well as the main dichotomy – or maybe…